• Makr

    Farm Tote Bag

    Ideal for carrying anything you might need for a casual excursion, Makr's effortlessly designed tote bag is constructed from tough, hardwearing duck canvas.

  • Snow Peak

    Titanium Spork

    Multi-use titanium spork, ideal for those festivals where campfire cooking is part of the experience.

  • Klean

    Kanteen

    Available in a spectrum of colors and with a choice of caps, the Klean Kanteen is essential for keeping hydrated on those hot festival days and tons sturdier than a plastic bottle.

  • REI

    Quick Dry Towel

    REI's quick-dry towel is large, soft and as the name implies, dries extremely quickly - a must for festivals.

  • Vans

    Authentic Sneaker

    The canvas skate shoe is great for festivals - light, easy to wash and will be much less hot than a chunky sneaker. If (when) it gets dirty, just throw them in the washing machine and they'll be as good as new.

  • The Hundreds

    Van Styles Disposable Camera

    A disposable camera is easy to use and a thousand times more authentic than tacky Instagram filters - and losing or breaking a $10 throwaway hurts a lot less then your precious iPhone.

  • Picnic Time

    Insulated Manhattan Cocktail Case

    Nothing beats a fresh cocktail in the sunshine and this portable cocktail kit contains everything you need to stir up a quick festival cosmopolitan or mojito. Housed in a fully insulated, leatherette case with a velveteen lining.

  • Snow Peak

    Pack & Carry Fireplace

    Snow Peak's aluminium fireplace collapses down for easy transportation, making it an ideal festival fire-starting solution.

  • Poler

    Mystic Tarpent

    Poler's innovative tarpaulin is perfect if you're camping at a hot festival - instead of melting inside a sweltering tent, you can just sleep under the protective shelter and enjoy plenty of cool ventilation.

  • Beams

    Coleman Banadana Camping Chair

    Beams have collaborated with outdoor brand Coleman and created this brilliant paisley-adorned version of the classic camping chair. If you can navigate the depths of Japanese e-commerce then this is a festival necessity.

  • ASOS

    Wellington Boot

    The combination of well-trodden ground and rain is not a pleasant sight - should your festival site turn into a muddy swamp then Wellington boots will be a total life saver. Note: if you are going to a UK festival without these then you are absolutely insane.

  • Dr. Bronner's

    Castile Peppermint Soap

    Dr. Bronner's Castile Peppermint Soap is in a league of its own. From the cult writing on the label to the organic certification, this stuff will keep you smelling good for days on end.

  • Blk Pine Workshop

    Standard Canvas Day Pack

    Blk Pine Workshop's handsome day pack has been crafted from canvas and is entirely made in the USA.

  • retaW

    Fragrance Fabric Spray

    retaW's expertly crafted fragrance spray is designed to remove odors from clothing and footwear, and boasts antibacterial properties ,too.

  • Bex Sports

    Kubb Set

    This charming Swedish outdoor game involves knocking over opponents' blocks using the provided sticks and will make for great relaxing fun when you're having some campsite downtime.

  • HUF

    Tie Dye Plantlife Socks

    It wouldn't be festival season without some brash, flagrant wardrobe choices. Multicolored, tie-dyed socks adorned with weed leaves? Perfect.

  • Victorinox

    Swiss Army Knife

    The iconic multipurpose tool, particularly useful if you're at a camping festival.

  • Poler

    Napsack

    Poler's ingenius Napsack is a sleeping bag designed to allow for maximum mobility - you can get up from your campfire, pick up your phone and head inside your tent all without having to leave the comfort and warmth of your sleeping bag.

  • Carhartt WIP

    Camping Cooler

    Carhartt WIP's portable camping cooler is a lightweight and practical solution to keeping those refreshments cool on a hot summer's day. Equipped with a padded side strap, this cooler is available in real-tree camo and navy.

  • Jawbone

    Mini Jambox

    Jawbone's innovative Mini Jambox is a portable Bluetooth wireless speaker, with a compact design and lightweight construction that is in stark contrast to its high quality, loud sound.

Festival Week July, 29 2014

Buyer’s Guide: 20 Festival Essentials

Following yesterday’s festival-themed lookbook, we present a selection of goods for your upcoming musical getaway.

With festival season well and truly upon us, it’s important to remember that with all the excitement of music, sunshine and partying, that festivals can at times be hard work. Nothing kills a vibe better than being short on the right gear, so we have compiled a list of appropriate festival items, from essential necessities to relaxing ways to wind down in between the music and partying.

Check out the rest of our Festival Week features here.

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